The University of Cincinnati Foundation

The University of Cincinnati Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the University of Cincinnati Foundation?

The University of Cincinnati Foundation (UCF) is the private sector fund-raising entity for the University and its campuses, colleges, departments and units. We are charged with encouraging philanthropy for the University and to secure and steward contributions in support of UC's education, research and service goals.

What are the internship opportunities available at UCF?

There are paid internships available in the following areas:  Annual Giving and Donor Relations (open), Finance (open), and New Media (filled).

What are the general requirements to be considered for an internship?

You must be currently enrolled at UC’s main campus for the duration of the internship with an above average grade point and preference for junior or senior level status.

What is the time commitment for an internship?

The program generally begins July 1, 2012 and will end June 30, 2013.  You must be a current UC student during this time period.  Please see the specific position description to verify time commitment.

How much do interns work per week?

The average time commitment on a weekly basis is 15-20 hours a week; although, students are not able to work more than 20 hours.  UCF is very flexible in accommodating academic schedules, as education is the main reason you are here at UC.

How do I apply for an internship?

You may view full position descriptions and apply online by clicking here.

What should I bring if I am selected for an interview?

You will want to make sure you can provide a copy of your cover letter, resume and a list of references.

Where is the University of Cincinnati Foundation located?

UCF is located on East Campus in University Hall, Suite 100.

Where can I park at University Hall?

The Kingsgate Garage is located below the Foundation, however that can be costly.  You can park on streets located off Martin Luther King Blvd. or if coming from campus, you can take the MainStreet/Eden shuttle that drops you off right out front of the building.

What does an intern wear to work at the UCF?

Business casual attire is considered acceptable for student interns at UCF.  Fridays are considered “spirit days” and employees are encouraged to show pride in their red and black!